January 2010 Tweets

January 2010 Tweets: Knowledge Management, innovation, collaboration


by Madanmohan Rao

KM Consultant and Author http://bit.ly/TU12l




Rural innovations in India http://bit.ly/aynrg9  (Asia Times)

Overview of types of #innovation: disruptive, open, value http://bit.ly/53PDB7 

Red Herring magazine: Global 100 award winners in technology innovation http://bit.ly/5X74m4 

Canadian Motorcycle Industry and #SocialMedia http://bit.ly/9uCFjK 

Knowledge management: Niall Sinclair on personal, community and corporate #KM http://bit.ly/6lC8Vy 

Knowledge management: overview of #KM in “Reliable Plant” industrial magazine http://bit.ly/61oUjD 

Beyond knowledge management: creation spaces for new knowledge http://bit.ly/6dh1ef  #KM John Hagel III and John Seely Brown

Knowledge management: #KM job in UK http://bit.ly/agayDT  Skills: knowledge with other health care providers: NHS, Charities

Shravani Dang, Avantha Group: Technology helps make relevant connections for an organisation #PRasia

Kneebone: Yammer has helped reduce email volumes internally, and made it easier to find info on Intranet #PRasia

Kneebone: #SocialMedia is about unleashing conversation, not controlling it #PRasia

Knowledge Management: Kneebone: Yammer microblogging helps knowledge sharing in Deloitte Australia #KM #PRasia

Kneebone: Customers can see into your business. Organisations need to embrace authenticity and transparency #PRasia

Kneebone: Yammer uses Deloitte Australia as a case study of enterprise microblogging #PRasia

Kneebone: Use of #SocialMedia in Deloitte Australia: seek input, tets ideas, gather feedback quickly, collaborate globally #PRasia

Jane Kneebone, Deloitte: We have 150 individual groups for Yammer internal microblogging; 15,000 messages in 8 months #PRasia

Haresh Khoobchandani: PR professionals are now social connectors rather than gatekeepers of information. PR is the heart of marktng #PRasia

Crowdsourcing crisis mapping: Ushahidi, FrontlineSMS in #Haiti http://bit.ly/6Z7kKc  http://bit.ly/7RgY2w 

#WikiWars coverage: media, blogs http://bit.ly/5c8Twj  http://bit.ly/5XW6jq  http://bit.ly/51U2dl  http://bit.ly/6dAphF 

Annotated video of #WikiWars will soon be on PADMA site http://pad.ma  Official summaries, PPTs also on CIS site www.cis-india.org 

Strawberries, elephants: more metaphors! @houshuang: Fascinating to what extent elephants became a topic/metaphore of the day at #wikiwars

Thought-provoking presentation by http://wikipediaart.org/  #WikiWars

RT @thewikipedian: My #wikiwars deck on how / why people join + leave WikiBlame: tool for searching the revision history of a wiki for a text string to identify the author of a particular change #WikiWars

Zimmermann: Think of Wikipedia as a gateway source. Not citable in academia #WikiWars

Discussion on Citizendium: Wiki with stricter editing rules and obligatory disclosure of editor’s real names www.citizendium.org  #WikiWars

Good discussion about U.N./diplomatic models of multilingual content sharing, versus bottom-up volunteer-driven content on Wiki #WikIWars

Do innovations in social media come more readily from those under 30 than above? http://bit.ly/8mzwU7 

HanTeng Liao: Good chart on inter-language links between Wikipedias #WikiWars

Stian, Norway: Are all the language Wikis translations of each other at a deep level, or different worldviews? #WikiWars

RT @saikrishna_rao: @tinucherian There will be as many biases as there are users :) #WikiWars

RT @drmcewan: “KM is the architectural design of potential” http://bit.ly/4xtF3D  (Andrew Gent) #KM

Knowledge management: Profiles of #KM initiatives in the UK http://bit.ly/7HPdQR  Healthcare, law, retail

Knowledge management: A plea for Nepal Telecom to harness #KM http://bit.ly/7kFm0S  (Binita Shrestha)

Knowledge management: Organisational #KM is about connecting the dots in corporate memory http://bit.ly/5jAYUa  (FInancial Times)

Johanna Niesyto: connecting language spaces in Wikipedia #WikiWars

CRIS: Current Research Information System (info support for research) European version: www.eurocris.org 

Zimmerman: Do IT designers understand the kind of innovative impacts their technologies have? Need forums on this #WikiWars

Zimmerman: We should distinguish between information and knowledge in Wikipedia discussions. #WikiWars

Eric Zimmerman: Can anonymity lead to trust, especially in learning environments? #WikiWars

Microblogging site Plurk preferred by Taiwanese over Twitter http://bit.ly/6gZp7U  #WikiWars

Check this: Comparison between Encylopedia Britannica 2010 and WikiPedia http://bit.ly/5hDV6v  #WikiWars

Check this: Lawrence Solomon: Struggles between WikiPedia editors on depictions of climate change http://bit.ly/5MDLzp  #WikiWars

Kamir: There are controversies over which Arabic, Armenian, etc to use for Wikipedia in some languages #WikiWars

Uncyclopedia (“the content-free encyclopedia”) is a website that parodies Wikipedia. Founded in 2005 http://uncyclopedia.info  #WikiWars

Tsou showing image of swastika with extra Chinese brushstrokes, in a Taiwan wiki entry #WikiWars

Tsou: Taiwanese youth are worried about things other than knowledge production; jobs, better education system #WikiWars

“Strawberry generation”: – I always love these cultural metaphors! Wonder what fruits apply to other cultures? #WikiWars

Tsou: Youth will not be brainwashed; low tolerance for frustration #WikiWars Brought up in “greenhouse” environment

Tsou: “Strawberry generation” – born after 1981. Defiant, will not stand up for beatings from elders: will YouTube it! #WikiWars

Tsou: Waning interest, lack of value perception among Taiwanese about Wikipedia #WikiWars

Zona Yi-Ping Tsou” Why Taiwan does not like Wikipedia #WikiWars

RT @tinucherian: Planning for Wikipedia Day celebration in Bangalore: Jan 15 http://bit.ly/8OT8RU  #wikiwars

RT @ilya: Everything Open and Free Mindmap http://www.mindmeister.com/28717702/everything-open-and-free  #wikiwars

Debate on WikiPedia citings included in US patent applications http://bit.ly/69EBRS 

Google Maps tweaks propel Wikipedia into local search spotlight http://bit.ly/4FFBH6 

Heather Ford @hfordsa: African perspective on WikiPedia. Need to reduce global disparities. Creative Commons also has a legal cost #WikiWars

UK schoolchildren told to be extremely wary when using websites such as Wikipedia http://bit.ly/5lCZCj 

Check this: Wiki Activism: Mikhail Gorbachev & Jimmy Wales Call on the World to Rally Together in Wikia Green http://bit.ly/6fOMxu  #WikiWars

Raj Datta: Eastern philosophies have broader views of “objectivity” and narrative than Western #WikiWars

Nandi: Can we come up with an ideal design for Wikipedia like the design of an ideal city (with elements of panopticon)? #WikiWars

Kamir: Wikipedia should be making a much-needed contribution to understanding and describing conflicts #WikiWars

WOW, breathtaking talk by Alok Nandi (by the way, he said he was born to Indian parents in Congo and now lives in Brussels) #WikiWars

Nandi: Edward Said should also be acknowledged, with his contribution to concept of Orientalism #WikiWars

Nandi: Amartya Sen’s book on Justice gives good perspective on the kinds of work we are trying to do in WikiPedia #WikiWars

Nandi: Wiki is a kind of fluxography. Emergence, disappearance, absence. Montage, collage, architecture. Authors are architects #WikiWars

Nandi: Hyperfiction: narrative graphs; Transfiction: mixed realities; Extrafiction: layers and causalities (Wikipedia) #WikiWars

Nandi: Satyajit Ray brought Tintin comic series to India; met publisher in Belgium #WikiWars (terrific info for all Tintin fans in India!!!)

Nandi: WikiPedia is a meta narrative. Force in terms of memory of collectives #WikiWars It is the truth for some students

Alok Nandi: Net has taken us from HyperFiction to ExtraFiction; from storytelling/making to storysharng #WikiWars

Dror Kamir, Israel: My side, your side, and WikiPedia: Tension between neutral info and narrative knowledge #WikiWars

Graham: WikiProject Palestine – deals with issues of bias. Representation and identity #WikiWars

Graham: Tricky questions: how should border of Israel be defined on Wikipedia? #WikiWars

Graham: Other comparative metrics: Number of Wikipedia articles per 100K sq km, per 100K people #WikiWars

Graham: US has most geo-tagged articles; imbalance for regions like Africa #WikiWars

Graham: New layers of place: virtual. Wiki is also an information overlay on the real world #WikiWars

Graham: Need to understand shortcomings of WikiPedia so as to improve it #WikiWars

Mark Graham, Oxford Internet Institute: Wikipedia can lead to politics of exclusion & unevenness (directions, language, politics) #WikiWars

WikiMedia Foundation is looking for inputs into what to do for India #WikiWars Focus on developing countries http://strategy.wikimedia.org 

Interwiki: facility for creating links to the many wiki sites on the Web. Used in Wiktionary edits #WikiWars

Check this out: CNET link to articles and discussion on trust & Wikipedia http://bit.ly/4JbUU2  #WikiWars

Urban Screens Reader publication: digital media, cultural practices, urban space http://bit.ly/CbtgM  Cellphone disco, graffiti research, etc

Geert: I am also interested in the culture of search, eg in education. How do people seek knowledge? #WikiWars

Geert Lovink: Wikipedia research has been driven by sociologists, and has been quantitative nature. #WikiWars

Me: I wonder how Wikipedia and Wiktionary compare in terms of governance? #WikiWars

Geiger: Some of my best friends are bots! #WikiWars

Questions for panel: Use of pseudonyms by contributors/editors: is that a problem? #WikiWars

Dipti Kulkarni, IIT Delhi: social semiotics of WikiPedia. Stylistic analyis, linguistic choices #WikiWars

Martins: Book has concept of closure. Digital – no closure, collective minds #WikiWars

Martins: Digital media reformat languages and social practices (such as writing) #WikiWars

Beatriz Martins, Brasil: Wikipedia has reinvented authorship #WikiWars

Geiger: A bot nominated itself: “I never tire, I work 24 hours a day, I have the most edits” !!! AntiVandal bot #WikiWars

Geiger: Wikipedia’s features of knowledge production acquired by bots: review of every edit, exclusion mechs, credentials #WikiWars

Geiger: a world of bots – anti-vandal bots (ClueBot), HelperBots (archival, editorial workflow bots), etc #WikIWars

Book: The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom http://bit.ly/MKecj  by Yochai Benkler (#WikiWars)

Stuart Geiger, Georgetown University: Wisdom of crowds: Crowds can and will fail if they are made up of the wrong kinds of people #WikiWars

Chen: Wikipedia has merit-based self-governance stucture; policies are enforced by elected volunteer officers #WikiWars

Hear hear! Great to meet you in person! @tinucherian: Met @MadanRao for the first time in real life #wikiwars

Chen: Britannica critique of WikiPedia: “it is forever open to the uninformed or semiliterate meddler” #WikiWars

Shun-Ling Chen, Harvard: Wikipedia = democratised “republic of science” (Polanyi) #WikiWars

WikiSym 2010 Call for Papers: http://wikisym.org/ws2010/Call+for+Papers  July 7-9 in Gda?sk, Poland; via @StevenWalling

Wiki Theory panel: democratisation, self-organisation, bots, authorship models #WikiWars

Nishant Shah: There are some people who swear by Wikipedia, some who swear at Wikipedia! #WikiWars

Part II of #WikIWars event will be in Amsterdam, March 26-27 http://bit.ly/8Hn6lL  Institute of Network Cultures

#WikiWars – event on politics of Wikipedia, digital inclusion, objectivity kicks off now in Bangalore! http://cis-india.org/events/wikiwars 

Opportunity for overseas Indians to tap knowledge sector http://bit.ly/4rcrtM http://bit.ly/75cOGY  http://bit.ly/5wjID5 

Building a culture of innovation: Abu Dhabi Innovation Forum 2010 http://bit.ly/8g9BvD 

Cloud models: platform-as-a-service PaaS – predictions, vendors http://bit.ly/6y5NB4  www.wolfframeworks.com 

Next generation startups in India: product companies http://bit.ly/7yFlWw 

Data recovery: scenarios, policies, vendors http://bit.ly/7qoIGh  http://bit.ly/65m0CJ  http://bit.ly/6TrfOb  www.diskdoctors.net  

Cloud computing: 2010 predictions http://bit.ly/6GOMBM  http://bit.ly/659ak3  http://bit.ly/4KfimM 

UK SMBs show interest, adoption of cloud computing http://bit.ly/4uJ00T http://bit.ly/6MF4zh 

Cloud computing: interoperability, green metrics, enterprise change necessary http://bit.ly/57Lmum  http://bit.ly/7tNXMw  http://bit.ly/81YbOj 

Indian companies need to do more R&D, scientists must have less red tape http://bit.ly/52iK2y 

Event in Bangalore next week: WikiWars – conference on Wiki Theory, Global Politics of Exclusion, Powers of Knowledge http://bit.ly/5LHyim 

Top 10 cleantech universities in the U.S. for 2010 http://bit.ly/75FWw1  Shawn Lesser, Sustainable World Capital

#Innovation in the energy sector: trends and investments http://bit.ly/8kSKEq  http://bit.ly/5D5hCv 

Silicon Valley venture capitalists on new techs http://bit.ly/5Ls6Y8  Portability, efficiency, managing data overload (NYT)

Feel free to check out mine! @glfceo: looking 4 recommendations on Knowledge Management blogs #KM thanks!

Top African biz/cult trends to watch in 2010 http://bit.ly/7FB8zb  via @Richard_Florida (3. Rise of the African creative class)

Knowledge management: Profiles of #KM at Procter&Gamble, InMagic http://bit.ly/52fRPU  http://bit.ly/5F9OBr  KM Magazine

Knowledge Management: KM World magazine’s Hugh McKellar on a decade of #KM http://bit.ly/84hwJT 

Predictions for #2010: http://bit.ly/4RLRBQ  http://bit.ly/7N8xVo  http://bit.ly/7BgHhC  Politics, tech, culture

5 hot Indian start-ups to watch in 2010 http://bit.ly/65EdCe  Metahelix, SMSone, What’s On India, RedBus, YLG


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